hé to close; to join; to fit

Note

Combination of top part 'come together' and 'mouth' suggest the lips closing up together
Number of strokes 6

Sounds same

hé (river) hé (together) hé (grain) hé (what) hé (why)

Different tone

hē (drink)

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Pronunciation

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Cities

合肥 Hefei, Anhui

Proverbs

天作之合 tiān zuò zhī hé Blissful affection

Also

百合 bǎi hé lily
Chinese proverb

Proverb

Xí guàn chéng zì rán [xi guan cheng zi ran]
habit grow nature
Become habitual, normal
Habit becomes engrained
Chinese proverb

Proverb

适履
Xuē zú shì lǚ [xue zu shi lu]
trim foot fit shoe
Reshape feet to fit new shoes
Take the wrong decision. Apply an inappropriate solution
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